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In response to the Senate resolution of the 4th instant, I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State forwarding the report of the agent of the United States in the case of the United States v. Mexico before the Permanent Court of Arbitration under The Hague Convention.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT. WHITE HOUSE,
December 9, 1902.
The Secretary of State, to whom was referred the resolution of the Senate of December 4, 1902, requesting the President, “if not incompatible with the public interest, to send to the Senate the report and accompanying papers of the agent of the United States in the case of the United States v. Mexico before the Permanent Court of Arbitration under The Hague Convention," has the honor to lay before the President a copy of the agent's report with pleadings, appendix, exhibits, briefs, and record of the entire proceedings. Respectfully submitted.
JOHN HAY. DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, December 6, 1902. :
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Deposition of the Most Rev. Patrick W. Riordan, dated July 24,
a No briefs were submitted on behalf of Mexico, except the printed argument pre-
pared by the Mexican agent and embodied in the record of proceedings, commencing
on page 252.
The exhibits noted herein include all presented by the United States, except
maps, of which there were two, one being copy of the map attached to the treaty of
Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the other a map showing the Indian reservations of the
United States. No exhibit was submitted by Mexico, except the Pleito de Rada, a
book of about 1,000 pages, a summary of the contents of which is to be found as
Exhibit B, on page 37 et seq. of the replication of the United States, and here found
at page 83.
a All of the arguments delivered before the tribunal were revised by the speakers,